Civil aviation watchdog DGCA has implemented several measures, including the mental health assessment amid the medical assessments and peer support programme.
Furthermore, a new circular will be issued on 31st May to the airlines and Airports Authority of India (AAI) to place in order the necessary arrangements supporting the implementation of the revised recommendations, a senior DGCA official said.
Moreover, the ATCOs, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) had set up an expert panel to identify three priority concerns where measures can be adopted. They are “mental health assessment, Peer Support Programme (PSP), and pre-employment psychological assessment,” the DGCA said in a release.
The target is to support the operators and stakeholders in the field of mental health promotion,” the release said.